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US Army cadets told not to use TikTok in uniform

11 November, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Army cadets were this week instructed not to use China-owned social media app TikTok while representing the military, an Army spokeswoman said  amid concerns over the app’s handling of user data. The directive comes after Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the US Senate, urged the Army to review potential risks … Read More

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Twitter apologizes after inadvertently user data for advertising

10 October, 2019 9:46 am 9:46 am

SAN FRANCISO (AFP/Reuters) – Twitter apologized after inadvertently using phone numbers and email addresses for advertising even though the personal data was provided for account security. Twitter users’ phone numbers and email addresses — submitted to allow for account authentication — were matched with advertisers’ own data to enable targeted ads. “When you provided an … Read More

US senators asks Google to explain delay in disclosing vulnerability

10 October, 2018 10:58 am 10:58 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three influential Republican US senators asked Alphabet Inc’s  Google unit to explain why it delayed disclosing vulnerabilities with its Google+ social network. Google said this week it would shut down the consumer version of Google+ and tighten its data sharing policies after revealing that the private profile data of at least … Read More

Fidelity’s Danoff backs Facebook’s response to content, privacy...

08 August, 2018 9:51 am 9:51 am

BOSTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s  second-biggest outside investor has offered backing for the world’s largest social media company as it faces public criticism for what people see on its service and how much user information is shared with third parties. Comments by Fidelity Contrafund’s  Will Danoff, who like other top mutual fund managers rarely voices … Read More